CHANNELVIEW, TX - Authorities say a driver in a Ford Explorer died after his car was stuck in a ditch--and then caught fire. When he tried to maneuver the car out of the ditch, the SUV burst into flames, and the driver was burned to death. This tragic accident occurred at the scene of Shields Road near Forrest Trail Drive.
The driver could not be identified at this time due to the severity of the burns. No one else was in the car.